5 Tips For Dealing With Water Damage In Your Home

Water damage happens in homes all the time. It is hardly something a homeowner expects and can be difficult to stop from happening. However, there are things that you can do to prepare yourself if a water disaster does occur. Being prepared for a water emergency can help you decrease the extent of the damage […]

How to Hire a Water Damage Restoration Company for Your Project

This can be a difficult decision because of the stress related to hiring someone that will take care of your largest asset and care for your personal belongings. You need someone you can trust and who is competent. During the process you will have many options to choose from, including companies found through your insurance […]

7 Ways to Make Your Home More Mold Resistant

There is no such thing as a mold free home. But you can make it more mold resistant.  Here are seven ways to curb moisture indoors, and the mold growth that thrives on it. Dry wet areas immediately and call a professional. Mold can’t grow without moisture, so calling for help right away is necessary […]

Let’s talk snot!

As business managers and owners, we’re used to watching costs. We track our department expenses, office space and equipment costs, and some of us even guard the thermostat with a tricked out lock system! But what about the expenses that are “snot” so easy to track? I’m talking of course about the cold, flu, and […]

What To Expect In A Good Estimator

The role of an estimator. In the water damage restoration industry an estimator is the individual who helps you estimate the costs of damage to your home or business.  They need to have a complete knowledge of residential and commercial construction, the effects of water damage and whether something can be restored or if it […]

Understand These Common and Avoidable Water Damage Causes

Catastrophic floods may grab all the headlines, but more common water damage from plumbing systems ends up costing homeowners, renters, and landlords billions of dollars every year. Water can cause serious problems when left unattended and create thousands of dollars of damage within hours. However, water damage doesn’t necessarily have to occur if there’s an […]

UltraClean is Flooded!

Phone calls are literally flooding in at UltraClean. Residents all over Boise and the Treasure Valley are having water damage issues. What’s causing all the damage? Frozen Pipes Burst pipes are the number one reason people are calling us right now. With the inconsistent subfreezing temperatures, the sporadic snow fall, the slick ice, and dangerous […]

How to Prevent Water Damage From Snow Melt and Rain

Treasury Valley winters are known for subfreezing temperatures, freezing rain, snowfall, and ice. With these cold, wet conditions throughout the winter, residents of Boise, Meridian, and surrounding areas may be facing a risk of flooding and water damage from thick slush and quickly melting snow and ice as temperatures rise. To avoid water damage and […]

There Is No Such Thing As a Mold Free Home: 7 Ways to Make Your Home More Mold Resistant

Mold. The very word is enough to make a person cringe. Yes, mold can be good — it’s essential in making brie and penicillin, for example, and necessary for the decomposition of organic matter in nature — but it can also be very bad, especially when it grows undetected in your home. Mold spores spread […]

Risk of Flooding for the Treasure Valley

After weeks of subfreezing temperatures, freezing rain, snowfall, and ice, the Treasure Valley faces the risk of flooding and water damage from thick slush and quickly melting snow and ice. To avoid water damage and expensive repairs caused by winter weather, you can take these simple steps: Remove large accumulations of snow from areas where […]